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Mar 14, 2013 3:00pm PDT
have resulted in very real health problems for anyone venturing into these waters. gary sirota: i remember, i used to go into the ocean when i had a cut d i'd heal myself. and now when i go into the ocean i almost always have to come out-- peroxide my cuts to make sure that i don't get an infection. i can't even point to how many times that i've gotten gastroenteritis, diarrhea, nasal infections, ear infections in the last ten years from surfing the local coastal waters. the heavily populated city of san diego, a few miles north of imperial beach adds to the pollution problems. kathy stone: when it rains in urbanized areas such as san diego, we're going to get a lot of run-off coming in from all the asphalt-- it comes into the ocean and that's going to be highly polluted with chemicals, fertilizers, high bacteria levels that can potentially make people sick. so what the county does is we advise the swimmers and surfers that please don't go in the water near lagoons, rivers, creeks and storm drain outlets. marco gonzales: i can go out three, four days after a storm, after they've p
Mar 19, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. [music playing] >> and it's thanks to fellow winemakers like gary and his own willingness to learn that has helped mac succeed in a business where so many have failed. his vision cellars wines have won numerous awards, been served at the white house, and, more importantly, are the culmination of his lifelong goal of being able to make his own wine and share it with others. it's a goal vance sharp knows well. owner of the sonoma sausage company, vance dabbled in the wine business a little before meeting mac. together, the two and six others came together to form the association of african-american vintners in the hopes of stimulating other minorities to investigate careers within the business. >> it's good being in it and being associated with others who have precisely the same thoughts that you have--although you have your independent thoughts, but there are certain things that we all wake up and think about. and that's good that--that's our bond. >> one of those inspired by the group's tight bond was daniel bryant. he joined the group early on and had a successful customized wine
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